[Bug 15986] Specify exactly how and when ECMAScript arguments are evaluated


--- Comment #4 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2012-02-14 19:34:47 UTC ---
> This is currently the case per spec, right? 

I believe so, yes.

> What's an example of a place where we need overloading at all?

Good question.  Overloading predates union types...

> The second test-case from comment #0 indicates that Gecko doesn't follow the
> spec, doesn't it?

Well, since the spec postdates the relevant Gecko code, it couldn't exactly
"follow" it.  ;)

We're working on WebIDL-compliant binding code right now, though.  And again, I
think that for the one-overload case it's not clear that running overload
resolution as the spec does makes sense.

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Received on Tuesday, 14 February 2012 19:34:49 UTC